Norse Peak

Saturday, July 24, 2004: Dad was visiting!  We stopped on the way to Sandy's place and went for a hike up Norse Peak.  I had done this hike once before (back in 2003).

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IMG_0433: At the trailhead.

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IMG_0434: Fireweed

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IMG_0435: Heading up the dusty trail.  It was hot&dry this day.

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IMG_0436: Dad and Rainier.

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IMG_0437: Buddy, Rainier, and Jeff.

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IMG_0438: Jeff and the Crystal Mountain Ski area.

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IMG_0439: Dad and Rainier

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IMG_0440: Rainier.

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IMG_0441: Mount Adams!

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IMG_0442: Dad, ahead on the trail.

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IMG_0443: A colorful meadow close to the summit!

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IMG_0445: Indian Paintbrush.

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IMG_0446: Closer to the summit.

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IMG_0447: Dad on top of Norse Peak.

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IMG_0449: Indian Paintbrush and Mount Rainier.

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IMG_0450: Buddy on the trail.

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IMG_0451: Harley.

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IMG_0452: The dogs, posing on the rocky trail.

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IMG_0454: Mount Adams between the trees.

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PICT0001: Mount Rainier.

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PICT0002: Harley and I on top.

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PICT0003: Harley, Buddy, and I on top.

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PICT0004: Looking NorthWest from Norse Peak.

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PICT0005: Mmmmm...Chocolate.

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PICT0006: Dad's summit pose on Norse Peak.

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PICT0007: Ditto.

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PICT0008: Buddy on top of Norse Peak!

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PICT0009: Harley and Rainier

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PICT0010: Dad took this neat picture while descending.

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PICT0011: The dogs and I while descending.

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PICT0012: Resting on the way down.  This was a tough hike for the dogs (probably due to the warm temperature).